US states file 2nd lawsuit accusing Aurobindo Pharma, others firms for violating antitrust laws
Aurobindo Pharma said "we expect that we will be filing papers with the Federal Court in due course denying each of the relevant accusations". (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sun, Dr Reddy's among 7 Indian pharma majors sued in US for price rigging
The lawsuit widens a complaint of price collusion filed in 2016, which is still pending in US courts after being first investigated in 2014. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

14.05.19: Roadshow Montreal, Canada
Roadshow Montreal, CanadaLink to website (Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events)
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - May 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Zydus Pharmaceuticals Inc among cos facing lawsuit by US states: Cadila
In a regulatory filing, Cadila said in its opinion this particular matter is not likely to have any material impact on the operations and financials of the company. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vaccine bill is reportedly dead as part of deal to bring Senate Republicans back to Salem
One of the chief sponsors of a bill to increase the vaccination rate among Oregon school children said she was disappointed the measure apparently has died as part of a deal to bring Senate Republicans back to Salem. “This bill was about saving lives, protecting children and ensuring our shared immunity from dangerous and preventable diseases,” Rep. Cheri Helt, a Bend Republican, said in a statement. “It’s disappointing that once again the loudest, most extreme voices in our politics prevailed… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Marshall Medical Center CEO to retire after 38-year career
Marshall Medical Center's longtime CEO James Whipple is set to depart after nearly four decades with the hospital. Whipple has led Placerville-based Marshall Medical for the last 16 years, and has spent 38 years with the hospital across his career. Previous to becoming CEO, he was the chief financial officer of the medical center. Marshall Medical Center is one of the few hospitals in the region that is inde pendently owned. The 125-bed hospital is one of two medical centers in El Dorado County,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

Adena Health plans $70M orthopedics expansion
The three-hospital system has been adding facilities and specialties in an effort to command more market share in southern Ohio so patients don't drive another hour north to Columbus. This will be the biggest expansion ever at the system's 45-year-old main hospital in Chillicothe. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

One issue resolved, another looms as Deborah-Lourdes court battle continues
Still unresolved is Deborah's contention that their agreement blocks Lourdes from entering into any deals in Burlington County with a health system that provides cardiac services. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Upsher-Smith among companies named in multi-state suit alleging drug-price conspiracy
A Twin Cities drug company has been implicated in a multi-state lawsuit filed Friday that contends some of the nation's largest generic drugmakers conspired to inflate and control prices. Maple Grove-based Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc. is one of 20 generic drug manufacturers named in the lawsuit, whose plaintiffs include the state of Minnesota, 42 other states and Puerto Rico. The complaint alleges the drugmakers engaged in "one of the most egregious and damaging price-fixing co nspiracies in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alex Wittenberg Source Type: news

From the editor: Join the debate over our new Power 100
When we set out to identify the 100 most influential people in Columbus this year, we knew it was going to be difficult. I didn’t realize it was going to be fun. And gut-wrenching. And humbling. But it’s been all those things. We’ve had numerous discussions – both formal and informal – in the newsroom over the past couple months coming up with the list, which we’re debuting today and will continue t o roll out through the rest of this week. It will be published in full online and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Doug Buchanan Source Type: news

The Power 100: Here are Columbus' most influential leaders, Part 1
Business First this year is setting out to identify the most influential people in the community with its inaugural Power 100. Check them out and let us know what you think. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Doug Buchanan Source Type: news

Health Versus Aesthetics - How Social Media is Affecting Your Body Image
This article explores the extend of the damage to our body image and ways to start repairing it. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sophie Medlin, Contributor Source Type: news

Generic drugmaker Upsher-Smith plans Maple Grove expansion
The company wants to add a four-level, 298,000-square-foot building just east of its main office which is off Interstate 494 at 6701 Evenstad Drive. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nick Halter Source Type: news

T2Bacteria Panel Accurately IDs Bloodstream Infections
MONDAY, May 13, 2019 -- The T2Bacteria Panel can rapidly and accurately diagnose bloodstream infections (BSIs), according to a study published online May 14 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. In a study performed in 11 U.S. hospitals, M. Hong... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 3-6
The 67th Annual Clinical Meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists The annual meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists was held from May 3 to 6 in Nashville, Tennessee, and attracted more than 3,000... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
MONDAY, May 13, 2019 -- Patients find note reading important for their health management and are rarely troubled by what they read, according to a study published in the May issue of the Journal of Medical Internet Research. Jan Walker, R.N., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prevalence of Low Back Pain About 26.4 Percent in U.S. Workers
MONDAY, May 13, 2019 -- The overall prevalence of low back pain (LBP) among U.S. workers is about 26.4 percent, according to a research letter published online May 14 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Sara E. Luckhaupt, M.D., M.P.H., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CDC: U.S. Measles Cases in 2019 Reach 839
MONDAY, May 13, 2019 -- The number of reported measles cases in the United States climbed to 839 as of last week, the highest yearly total in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday. That number is the highest since... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bayer admits Monsanto arm kept list of pesticide critics
External law firm hired to investigate allegations as scope of issue widens beyond France (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Product Focus: Reducing risk during the mix
Vendors bring new features to mixing technology (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New study finds hospitals continue to push patients to costlier outpatient settings
Anew study from the Health Care Cost Institute found that, for commercially insured patients, almost 50 percent of medicines administered by physicians, including treatments for diseases like cancer, occurred in the hospital outpatient setting in 2017. In 2009, these same treatments occurred in outpatient settings just 23 percent of the time. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Drug Cost 340B hospitals Let's Talk About Cost Source Type: news

Beiersdorf to acquire iconic Coppertone & #8482; brand from Bayer
Significant expansion of portfolio will advance Beiersdorf’s leading position as sun care expert / Beiersdorf delivers first major acquisition under its new C.A.R.E.+ strategy / Divestiture enables Bayer to focus on core OTC business (Source: Bayer Company News)
Source: Bayer Company News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Microsoft Launches $100m Development Centres In Nairobi And Lagos
In another sign of Africa's growing importance as a global hub for talent, Microsoft has launched a $100 million Africa Development Centre with offices in Kenya and Nigeria, just months after the launch of its first Azure data centers on the continent in South Africa. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Toby Shapshak, Contributor Source Type: news

Gilead to donate HIV meds to 200K people
The company is planning to donate Truvada to these patients for up to 11 years in a move meant to end the HIV epidemic. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Teva CFO denies it conspired to fix prices
According to a filing in the US District Court in Connecticut, Teva's US unit and 19 drug companies conspired to divide up the market for drugs to avoid competition. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A High-Minded High-End Approach To Dementia Care
After watching his parents endure Alzheimer ’s disease, hotelier Laurence Geller began building five-star care residences and plowing funding into dementia care research and nurse training. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Peter Slatin, Contributor Source Type: news

AEON Biopharma Appoints BOTOX(R) Therapeutic Head as President and Chief Executive Officer
Dynamic Industry Veteran Led Multi-Billion Dollar Therapeutic Neurotoxin Portfolio NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 13, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ALPHAEON Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has named Marc Forth as... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel AEON Biopharma, ALPHAEON, botulinum toxin (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Proteostasis Therapeutics Appoints Dr. Badrul Chowdhury, Former FDA Director of Pulmonology, Allergy, and Rheumatology, to Board of Directors
BOSTON, May 13, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTI), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of groundbreaking therapies to treat cystic fibrosis (CF)... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel Proteostasis Therapeutics, transmembrane conductance regulator, cystic fibrosis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US generic drug companies hit by price-fixing claims
Shares of Teva and others fall after 44 states accuse them of an anti-competitive conspiracy (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Compressed air — the overlooked element of cleanroom specifications
How applying cleanroom standards to compressed air systems can provide clarity and reliability (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How Databases Can Help Control Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
Data and data science may help in the fight against one of the WHO's 10 threats to global health in 2019 (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

13.05.19: Not intended for U.S. and UK Media - 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting:
Bayer to present new data at ASCO 2019 highlighting commitment to evolve cancer treatment paradigmData from Bayer's growing oncology portfolio include new analyses on the company's precision oncology treatment larotrectinib, with two oral presentations in patients with solid tumors that harbor an NTRK gene fusion: one on expanded data in pediatric patients and the other one in patients with brain metastases or primary central nervous system tumors / First detailed presentation of quality of life data from the Phase III ARAMIS trial of the investigational androgen receptor antagonist darolutamide in patients with non-metast...
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

$10 Billion In Annual U.S. DTC Healthcare Advertising Indicates Merging Of Patient And Consumer
Then there is the uniquely American ubiquitous advertising of hospitals, prescription and over-the-counter drugs, physician clinics, and health insurers, which points to the degree to which the patient is considered a consumer by the suppliers of healthcare services and technologies. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Source Type: news

Smith and Nephew launches new FLOW 90(TM) Wand at ISAKOS joining its innovative collection of COBLATION(TM) technology and shoulder repair portfolios
LONDON, May 13, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Smith & Nephew (LSE: SN,NYSE: SNN), the global medical technology business, today announces the U.S. launch of the WEREWOLF™ FLOW 90 Wand with FLOW~IQ™ Technology. Designed for use in the s... Devices, Orthopaedic, Product Launch Smith & Nephew, WEREWOLF, FLOW 90 Wand, COBLATION System (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UNC Health files lawsuit against federal government over reimbursement
UNC Health is taking the federal government to court over its reimbursement of Medicare patents. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Check-Cap Announces Second Trial Site Joins Ongoing U.S. Pilot Study of C-Scan(R)
Mayo Clinic joins New York University in pilot study of C-Scan® in the U.S. ISFIYA, Israel, May 13, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Check-Cap Ltd. (the "Company" or "Check-Cap") (NASDAQ: CHEK) (NASDAQ: CHEKW),... Devices, Gastroenterology Check-Cap, C-Scan, ingestible capsule, colorectal cancer screening (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

OMRON VENTURES Joins Theranica's Series B Funding Round as Strategic Investor
Strategic investment signals positive response of healthcare community to Theranica's new approach to migraine management NETANYA, Israel, May 13, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Theranica today announced OMRON VENTURES has joined its... Devices, Neurology, Venture Capital Theranica Bio-Electronics, Nerivio Migra, neuromodulation, migraine (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Grants First Ever Clearance For Six-Lead Personal ECG Device
KardiaMobile® is the Only Personal ECG that Delivers Multi-Dimensional Insight into a Patient's Heart MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 13, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- AliveCor, the leader in FDA-cleared consumer electrocardiogram te... Devices, Monitoring, Cardiology, FDA AliveCor , electrocardiogram, KardiaMobile, personal ECG (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Another Nashville company at risk of NSYE delisting
Brentwood-based Quorum Health Corp. is facing another hurdle. Officials with the New York Stock Exchange notified the company in late April that the company was not in compliance with the exchange’s listing requirements and is subject to delisting proceedings. According to a filing, Quroum is at risk of delisting because its average market capitalization was less than $50 million over a consecutive 30 trading-day period and the most recently reported stockholders’ equity of the company was… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Eric Snyder Source Type: news

A woman of influence: Rhonda Collins is on a mission to make technology conform to the needs of doctors and nurses
Editor's note: The Silicon Valley Business Journal is honoring 100 Women of Influence on May 16 for their impact on their professions and in their community. This is a profile of one of the women being recognized. Click here to read all of the profiles as they are published. Rhonda Collins is the type of leader that healthcare technology companies covet: One who has served both on the front lines with patients and in management roles in major hospitals. A registered nurse for almost 30 years,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Daphne Sashin Source Type: news

Together,'Deep Medicine' And'The Butchering Art' Reveal How Little Medicine Has Changed
Judging by their covers, " Deep Medicine " and " The Butchering Art " seem to take place in different worlds. Reading them back to back reveals a shocking truth: Today ’s medical practice bears a striking resemblance to the world of medicine from two centuries ago. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Pearl, M.D., Contributor Source Type: news

Lawsuit alleges Mylan, other pharma companies conspired to inflate drug prices
Mylan is one of 20 pharmaceutical companies named in a lawsuit by Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, alleging that the manufacturers have conspired to manipulate prices, restrain trade and reduce competition. According to a press release published by Tong's office on Sunday, Tong is leading a 44-state coalition against the 20 companies, which also includes Teva, Sandoz, and Pfizer. In addition to naming the 20 companies, 15 individual senior executive defendants were singled out, among them… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Luke Torrance Source Type: news

Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked to Worse Lupus Outcomes
MONDAY, May 13, 2019 -- Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are associated with worse patient-reported systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) outcomes, according to a study published online May 9 in Arthritis Care& Research. Kimberly DeQuattro,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Standard Outcome Measures Developed for Pediatric Facial Palsy
MONDAY, May 13, 2019 -- A standardized set of outcome measures, published online May 9 in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, has been designed to evaluate the quality of care provided to pediatric patients with facial palsy. Daniel P. Butler, M.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bioimpedance Spectroscopy May Identify Lymphedema Earlier
MONDAY, May 13, 2019 -- Use of an electrical current to measure extracellular fluid volume -- bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) -- may identify postoperative breast cancer patients at risk for lymphedema at an earlier stage, when intervention may more... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fournier Gangrene Is Safety Concern With SGLT2 Inhibitors
MONDAY, May 13, 2019 -- Fournier gangrene (FG) is a safety concern for adults with diabetes receiving treatment with sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, according to a study published online May 7 in the Annals of Internal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Heart Patients at Risk When Pharmacies Close
MONDAY, May 13, 2019 -- When pharmacies close, people with heart disease stop taking widely used heart medications, such as statins, beta-blockers, and oral anticoagulants, according to a study published online April 19 in JAMA Network Open. Dima M.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Low-Calorie Sweetened Drinks Do Not Cut Calories in Children
MONDAY, May 13, 2019 -- Children and teens who drink low-calorie sweetened beverages (LCSB) do not save calories versus those who drink sugary drinks, according to a study published online May 2 in Pediatric Obesity. Allison C. Sylvetsky, Ph.D. from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prior Training Increases Internists' Knowledge of PrEP for HIV
MONDAY, May 13, 2019 -- For internal medicine (IM) residents, prior training is associated with higher levels of knowledge, comfort, and prescribing behaviors for preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV, according to a study published online April 24... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Infection Risk Lower With Certain Psoriasis Treatments
MONDAY, May 13, 2019 -- For patients with psoriasis treated with systemic medications, the risk for serious infection is reduced for new users of apremilast, etanercept, and ustekinumab versus methotrexate, according to a study published online May... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news